Definition of Mato Grosso in English:

Mato Grosso

Syllabification: Ma·to Gros·so
Pronunciation: /ˌmädə ˈɡrōsō
A high plateau region in southwestern Brazil that forms a watershed between the Amazon and Plate river systems.


Portuguese, literally 'dense forest'.

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